FHL, a Clevedon, UK-based aircraft primary flight control actuator designer and manufacturer, implemented a Kanban system. A multi-disciplinary team was formed with representatives from all operational teams to facilitate a culture change. In-house staff organised training sessions about how Kanban would work and compared it to the old system of MRP. Next a pilot Kanban exercise was established. As a result of the changes due to the Kanban system the batch size of items dropped from 80 to just 8...

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5.3.2 Schedule production
5.3.1 Develop & adjust production delivery process
5.3.3 Move materials & resources

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